All the information you need is on the blog. Periodically I will add here other recommended books, and introductory comments for this discussion. Please also see the separate thread for reviews of the book, at the end of which I post my own comments on the reviews and mention some further reading.
The way we educate is the way we pass on or transform our culture. It carries within it a message about our values, priorities and the way we structure the world. An education for meaning would begin with the perception of form. Education should open our eyes to the meaning and beauty of the cosmos. In the search for beauty as well as truth, the arts and sciences can be reunited in the common enterprise of civilization.